Recent Blog Posts

  • Backyard Bird Shelters

    February 15, 2018
    Backyard bird shelters are like tiny guest homes for the birds that frequent your backyard during all times of the year. I remember even as a kid when I built my first bird shelter in art class at school.
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  • Winter Birds to Watch for and How to Attract Them

    February 1, 2018
    You may not be able to go out birding as often as you'd like in freezing temperatures and stormy days, but when these winter birds regularly visit your backyard, you may find that winter is your best birding season.
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  • Do Your Best Birding in Winter

    January 15, 2018
    There is no need to wait for spring migration to enjoy birding. With the right preparation and expectations, winter can be your very best birding season.
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  • How Birds Survive Winter – And How We Can Help

    January 1, 2018
    Falling temperatures, less food, severe storms and hungry predators all make winter a harsh season for birds, but our feathered friends have many tricks to survive even the worst winter.
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  • Winter Lawn Care Tips

    December 15, 2017
    In many areas, winter is a welcome respite from the constant mowing, edging and trimming that may be necessary to keep a lawn in great shape.
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  • Indoor Activities to Keep Your Pet Busy in Winter

    December 1, 2017
    While the coming of winter does mean cozy nights by the fire and hot cocoa, there is no doubt that the switch to life indoors can, at times, be a bit stifling. If you are feeling bouts of excess energy during these months, odds are, so are your pets!
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  • Late Fall Lawn Care

    November 15, 2017
    The fall is a busy time for gardeners. Not only are you trying to clean up your gardens and flower beds to prepare them for the winter, you are also winterizing your garden so that you can hit the ground running in the spring.
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  • Knowing More About Grain-Free Treats

    November 1, 2017
    Cats and dogs are naturally meat-eaters, and grain-free treats are all the rage to offer your pets. But how appropriate are grains, really, in your pet's diet? What types of treats are suitable and how can you find the best options to meet your pet's nutritional needs?
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  • Bird Migration Schedule

    October 15, 2017
    Whether you enjoy feathered visitors to your yard or feeding station or you regularly travel to wildlife refuges and nature preserves to see a wider variety of species, migration is always an exciting time to see birds.
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  • Outdoor Style For Fall Decor

    October 1, 2017
    Whenever Starbucks starts advertising their trademark Pumpkin Spiced Latte, that should be your signal that fall has arrived and it’s time to add some fall décor to your home. I’m not just referring to adding a few pumpkins to your front porch.
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